Star sweet orange
Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck RUTACEAE
Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC. Photo rights.
Source: Received as budwood from Dr. Fawcett's #58, from Mr. Soar's nursery, Miami, Fla., 1914.
Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.
Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange
Season of ripeness at Riverside: January to March
Notes and observations:
Not good at Miami, large coarse fruit. Said to be excellent farther north in Florida.
2/08/1988, EMN: Compact tree. A fairly large orange. Rough, poorly colored rind, seedy, good flavor, mid-season.
Availability: Not commercially available in California.
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